One of the great sources of wealth and resources is what people throw away.
- Freecycling is when a person passes on, for free, an unwanted item to another person who needs that item. From silverware to mobile homes, people worldwide are choosing to freecycle rather than discard. The practice frees up space in landfills and cuts down on the need to manufacture new goods. Thousands of groups dedicated to connecting people who want to give away something to people with a need are forming worldwide. Here are three steps you can take to join the freecycling movement...
Cars, trucks and vans
Ask Tim the scrapper about salvaging metals, including copper, aluminum and iron.
Glass Jars, Beer Bottles, Soda Bottles etc
- Glass is non-toxic, whereas plastic is a toxic container.
- Bottles can be corked with corncobs, wood, cork or rubber stoppers, rubber balls, balloons etc.
- Bottles can be be cut with glass cutter to make drinking glasses etc.